Latham, NY—The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF) is proud to announce the 2023 VBF Free Laser and Ultrasound Clinic – Greece, on Saturday, June 10, 2023, in collaboration with host Stavros Tombris, M.D., Ph.D., D.D.S., Director of the EVA Clinic, and Candela Medical, a leading global manufacturer of energy-based devices.
Collaboration Provides Help and Hope to About 30 Individuals from an Estimated 10 Countries in Europe
The 2023 Free Laser and Ultrasound Clinic in Greece is sponsored by Barr Linton and his family, and will take place at the EVA Clinic with co-host Stavros Tombris, M.D., Ph.D., D.D.S., Director of the EVA Clinic. The event will be preceded by the VBF Port Wine Stain Birthmark Research Conference, which is a continuation of the VBF/ASLMS Laser Guidelines project–a project that was recognized at the ASLMS Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
“Thank you to Dr. Tombris and his staff for the use of the EVA Clinic for our VBF free laser, consultation, and ultrasound clinic. We would also like to thank Linton Barr and his family for sponsoring this event, and Candela Medical for donating equipment and for continuously supporting VBF’s mission,” said Linda Rozell-Shannon, Ph.D., President and Founder, VBF. “This free clinic will provide both help and hope to our VBARS community in Europe. No matter what is happening in the world, the need for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan does not stop.”
The clinic will offer free laser and ultrasound services to children and adults living with a vascular birthmark, anomaly and/or related syndrome (VBARS) and free Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS) and Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) consultations.s. The treatments will be performed at the EVA Clinic in Athens, Greece. Candela’s Vbeam Pulsed Dye Laser (PDL) is considered the gold standard for the laser treatment of port wine stains and other vascular anomalies in infants and children, as well as adults.
“Candela is ever grateful for all of the tremendous work the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation does all over the world. We are honored to support the many physicians and the teams that help improve the lives of patients using Candela’s VBeam 595 nm technology.” says Konika Patel Schallen, M.D., Senior VP, Clinical Operations and Medical Director at Candela Corp. “We are committed to developing innovative, transformational technologies that treat serious afflictions impacting individuals regardless of age and skin type from around the globe, and we are happy to partner with this Foundation that shares our same belief in changing lives.”
Experts in attendance at the free clinic will include:
For more information, including registration to attend, visit: https://birthmark.org/2023greece/
As part of VBF’s ongoing program of free laser clinics, the next free events will include 2023 VBF Annual Conference and Super Clinic in New York City in October; and the VBF Italy 2023 Super Clinic in Milan, Italy, in December.About the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation
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